Table 2

Schedule of measurements and trial activities

Visits
Telephone screeningEnrolment
visit
Baseline
visit
4-week follow-up8-week follow-up
Enrolment
 Eligibility screeningX
 Informed consentX
 RandomisationX
Intervention
 Replacing meat with alternative plant-based product
 Control
Demographic and psychosocial traits
 DemographicsX
 Food neophobiaX
 Self-control scaleX
Dietary measurements
 Food diaryXXX
 Retrospective eating questionnaireXXX
Psychosocial variables
 Attitude towards eating a low meat diet and using meat alternativesXXX
 Perceived behavioural control of eating a low meat diet and using meat alternativesXXX
 Subjective social norm of eating a low meat diet and using meat alternativesXXX
 Intention to eat a low meat diet and to use meat alternativesXXX
 Attachment to meatXXX
 Eating identityXXX
 Desire for similarity between meat and meat alternativesXXX
Biophysical outcomes
 HeightX
 WeightXXX
 Body compositionXXX
 Blood pressureXXX
 Blood lipids profileXXX
Qualitative workstream
 Semistructured interviewsX